Regiment: Mercantile Marine

Geddes, William Bruce – Master (Captain)

Son of James and Jessie Bruce Geddes, of Govan, Lanarkshire.  One of eleven of the fourteen crew aboard to perish when the vessel was torpedoed without warning and sunk by a German submarine UB-75.

Isherwood, Tom Pendlebury – Wireless Operator

Son of Thomas Kearsley Isherwood and Margaret Alice Isherwood, of 208, Crescent Road, Great Lever, Bolton, Lancashire. Memorial in Lever Bridge (St. Stephen and all Martyrs) Churchyard.

Kelsall, Charles Henry – Third Engineer

Son of James Edwin and the late Clara Kelsall; husband of Zillah Adeline Kelsall (nee Jones), of 53, Wright Street, Horwich, Lancashire. Previously employed at the Horwich Loco Works. Served in the South African Campaign as a Trooper in the Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry.

Ollerhead, Arthur – Third Engineer

Only son of Ellen Ollerhead, of 68, Mornington Road, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Margaret Agnes Sinclair Ollerhead (nee Elliott), of 107, Camden Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire. Born at Bolton, Lancashire. Died from exposure in a lifeboat following his ship being torpedoed.